Six Vitamins to Restore Your Vim, Vigor and Vitality

Vitamins boost the immune system, support normal growth and development and help prevent disease

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Here are Six Essential Vitamins and Your Family Should Have Every Day

Vitamin A

Where to Find:

Sweet potatoes, liver, carrots, mangoes, spinach, cantaloupe, dried apricots, milk, egg yolks, mozzarella cheese.

What it Does:

Helps tissue growth and repair; boosts eyesight; promotes healthy skin; aids in bone and tooth formation.

Vitamin B6

Where to Find:

Chicken, turkey, beef, pork, salmon, trout, tuna (especially yellow fin), snapper, bell peppers, spinach, baked potatoes (with skin), green peas, sweet potatoes, broccoli, asparagus, turnip greens, peanuts, sunflower seeds, cashews, walnuts.

What it Does:

Metabolizes food into energy; lowers stress; fights depression; lowers cholesterol; reduces risk of dental cavities; supports nerve health and brain function.

Vitamin B12

Where to Find:

Fish, beef, cheese, eggs, shellfish, milk.

What it Does:

Offsets tiredness, boosts concentration and memory, enhances nerve function.

Vitamin C

Where to Find:

Citrus fruits (oranges, tangelos, papaya), bell peppers, strawberries, broccoli, pineapple, Brussels sprouts, kiwis, cantaloupe, kale.

What it Does:

Lowers blood pressure; boosts immune system function; prevents heart disease; slows skin wrinkling; supports eye health.

Vitamin D

Where to Find:

Tuna, salmon, milk, cheese.

What it Does:

Absorbs calcium to build strong bones; supports the immune system; prevents heart disease and high blood pressure.

Vitamin E

Where to Find:

Wheat germ, almonds, peanuts/peanut butter, broccoli, kiwis, mango, tomato, spinach, olive oil, sunflower seeds.

What it Does:

Provides antioxidant/disease fighting support; prevents cancer, heart disease, strokes and cataracts; boosts insulin efficiency; supports the nervous system; slows mental degeneration.

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